If you have a young child that gets up way too early, you have to try this awesome way to get your child to sleep in in the morning.
A number of times while reading picture books to my son, we have noticed cool little things hidden in the illustrations. Normally, it is just an object that you can find on every page if you look for it. Sometimes, it relates to the story, and sometimes it is just a little thing that the illustrator threw in for fun. Edison gets such a kick out of looking for them as we read. I know there have been many more, but these are the books I can think of off the top of my head. As I come across more,…
All kids are different, but we consider these to be some of the best books for 2 year olds.
(I originally wrote this post when Edison was a toddler. This activity was fantastic for practicing the alphabet and phonics. Now that he is in preschool, we are still getting a lot out of it. Even though he knows his alphabet, the game is great for phonics practice and we have modified it to help with vocabulary too!) I have a lot of board games left over from when I was a kid, and I just can’t wait until my son is old enough to enjoy them. Lately, I have started adapting some of the games to work for younger…
These stackable, nestable, fit-together-and-roll-around cups are a fantastic (and inexpensive) toddler toy.
The Plan City Airport is one of my toddler’s favorite toys and it is easy to see why.
Some of my spirited toddler boy’s favorite gifts.
Check out some of my spirited toddler’s favorite educational toys.
My first Tangrams HD is a fantastic toddler iPad app which helps my 2 year-old practice his fine motor skills and shapes at the same time.
Alphabet puzzle mats are one of our favorite toddler toys because it makes it easy and fun to teach your toddler the alphabet.